Library annual report now available

WASHOE COUNTY NEWS RELEASE Were you one of our 1.2 million visitors this past year? Each visit to the library means a great deal to library staff and paints a picture of how libraries are used in Washoe County. The annual report provides an opportunity for the library to share highlights of the events and accomplishments over […]

Fenwick, Cobb to sign ‘Reno Now and Then II’ at Sundance Books and Music

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SUNDANCE NEWS RELEASE What: A book signing event with local authors Jerry Fenwick and Neal Cobb. Their new book, Reno Now and Then II, uses historic photographs and contemporary re-photography of selected locations to illustrate the tension between growth and stability that characterizes Reno. When/Where: Sunday, Dec. 8, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Sundance […]

BOOK REVIEW: Reno Now and Then II

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By Laurel Busch Reno has been growing and changing ever since I moved here to go to college, and I often look at places around town and try to remember or imagine how they used to look. It’s not very easy. That’s why I love “then and now” photo books. One of the first I […]

Baobab Press authors to gather for annual book signing and reunion

SUNDANCE NEWS RELEASE What: Baobab Press Annual Book Signing and Reunion When/Where: Saturday, Dec. 7, from 3 to 5 p.m., Sundance Books and Music, 121 California Ave. About: Baobab Press authors will come together for their annual book signing and reunion at Sundance Books and Music. Brian Crane, creator of the Pickles comic strip, will […]

Local authors to play “personal shoppers” at Sundance Books and Music

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SUNDANCE NEWS RELEASE What: Local authors Mignon Fogarty (Grammar Girl), Christopher Coake (You Came Back) and Ellen Hopkins (Smoke) will be hanging out at Sundance Books and Music for “Indies First” on Small Business Saturday. They’ll be helping shoppers find the perfect books for their loved ones. About Small Business Saturday and “Indies First”: Small […]

Reynolds School alumni publish stories in ‘Chicken Soup for the Soul’ books

RSJ NEWS RELEASE Reynolds School of Journalism graduate Paul George along with instructor and class of 1987 graduate Jackie Shelton have stories featured in two different “Chicken Soup for the Soul” books available in bookstores now. The dual publishing coup originated in a University of Nevada, Reno magazine writing class offered by the school in […]

UNR professor to read from new collection of poems Wednesday

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SUNDANCE NEWS RELEASE What: Local poet and UNR professor Ann Keniston will read from her new chapbook, November Wasps: Elegies (Finishing Line Press, 2013). When/Where: Wednesday, Nov. 20, at 6:30 p.m., Sundance Books and Music, 121 California Ave., Reno. About the Book: November Wasps: Elegies, a sequence of 24 poems written over the seven years […]

Sundance Books to host brown bag with bestselling author Tupelo Hassman

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SUNDANCE NEWS RELEASE What: An intimate conversation and reading with Tupelo Hassman, bestselling author of Girlchild (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2012). This is one of many events taking place in the community during “Nevada Reads” week. When/Where: Wednesday, Nov. 13, 12:30 p.m., Sundance Books and Music, 121 California Ave., Reno. About the Author: Tupelo Hassman’s […]

Author to share story of rowing across North Atlantic

SUNDANCE NEWS RELEASE What: Author and adventurer Jordan Hanssen presents his memoir Rowing into the Son: Four Young Men Crossing the North Atlantic (Mountaineers Books, 2012). When/Where: Thursday, Nov. 14, at 6:30 p.m., Sundance Books and Music, 121 California Ave., Reno. About Rowing Into the Son: On June 10, 2006, four college friends Dylan LeValley, […]

Local author David Michael Slater to read at Sundance Books and Music

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SUNDANCE NEWS RELEASE What: Local author David Michael Slater reads from his newest novel Fun & Games (Library Tales Publishing, 2013). When/Where: Thursday, Nov. 7, at 6:30 p.m., Sundance Books and Music, 121 California Ave., Reno. About Fun & Games: The 1980s: it’s the time of Dungeons & Dragons, banana clips and Atari. Jonathan Schwartz […]

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